• GRE- The Graduate Record Examination

    The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a state-administered test that is required to be taken by students who looking for admission to graduate schools.

    This test has been created to assess the verbal, systematic and scientific aptitudes of the up-and-comers.

    It is a PC based test and has an easy to use structure. People applying to graduate schools so as to seek a Master of Science (MS) are required to take this test.

    A cursory glance of the topics, covered in this page:

    1. Classifications of GRE
    2. Registration
    3. When is the right time to begin GRE preparations
    4. What about the GRE pattern
    5. How are the grades/scores/results calculated for GRE
    6. The GRE result
    7. Tips for your GRE preparation

  • Classifications of GRE:

    1. General Test
    2. Subject Test

  • General test (GRE)

    The General Test considers verbal thinking, quantitative capacity, and scientific composing abilities.

    Most universities in Germany acknowledge the general test score and as a rule, most of the students settle on this test. It happens around the year and you can pick your date as per your convenience.

  • Subject test (GRE)

    The GRE Subject Test quantifies the competitor's accomplishment in a specific branch of knowledge.

    These tests are in the accompanying zones: Biochemistry (Cell and Molecular Biology), Biology, Chemistry, Literature (English), Maths, Physics, and Psychology.

    It is directed on a fixed date for everybody like a placement test. This test is required for particular courses.

  • Registration for GRE

    Here are 4 ways through which you can register for the GRE test in India:
    Here are 4 ways through which you can register for the GRE test in India:

    1. Via registering Online: Test enrolment is done on the web and you need an account for this. Make a new account for this. When the applicant has signed on to the GRE official site, she should fill in the necessary essential data like name, address, and so on. Instalment can be made by credit/debit cards. After the culmination of these means, the up-and-comer, can sign in and select the date and place to take the test.


    Note: Online enlistment isn't accessible for test-takers with incapacities or wellbeing related issues.
    2nd option is by mail registration: You are supposed to complete and print this form. Once, you are done, send it to the following address with the specified fee amount:

    Prometric 2nd floor, DLF Infinity TowerASector 25, Phase II, DLF City, Gurgaon, Haryana 122002India.
    Your form must be received in any event three weeks before your decision of the soonest GRE test date. An affirmation number, announcing the time and the test focus address will be messaged, faxed or sent to you.

    1. Registration through phone: Call the Regional Registration Centre (RRC), which is 'Prometric' situated in Gurgaon, Haryana. The telephone number is 91-124-4147700. The call must be made in any event two business days before your favoured test date. An affirmation number, announcing the time and the test focus address
    2. Last but not least, Fax registration: Complete this form and get a print of it. After this, send it to 91-124-4147773 with the fixed charge.


    This form must be received in any event seven days before your first decision of the test date.

  • Exam centres of GRE

    The GRE test is directed at the accompanying test centres in India: Allahabad, Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Trivandrum.

    When is the right time to begin GRE preparations?

    1. There are a couple of things, a candidate must remember before choosing when to show up for the GRE
    2. The scores would be required when you send in your application.
    3. You can re-take the tests yet the equivalent are constrained, as below:
    4. Multiple times, in a consistent year term, from the earliest starting point of the main test, with a gap of at least 21 days, between two back to back, endeavours.
    5. Additionally, the scorecard would be given following 10 to 15 days of stepping through the exam.
    6. Every one of these variables included, you should compose your tests in such a way as to guarantee you have enough time for a re-test before the application procedure begins.

  • What about the GRE pattern?

    GRE test design is as per the following three areas, to be specific, Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning.

    The Analytical Writing area will consistently be the first, though, the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and not scored areas may show up in any request.

    The composing area has two errands and you have 30 minutes to finish each assignment, making the all-out time for this segment to be 60 minutes.

    The verbal area must be finished inside one hour just as both the two areas require 30 minutes each. The equivalent goes for the quantitative area, where you get 35 minutes for the two segments.

  • Here is the GRE General test Pattern, provided by Moksh:

    SectionsNo. of QuestionsDuration
    Only One section with two separately timed tasks (Analytical writing)One 'Analyze an Issue' task and one 'Analyze an Argument' task30 minutes per task
    Verbal Reasoning (Two distinct sections)20 questions per section30 minutes per section
    Two sections for quantitative reasoning20 questions per section35 minutes per section

  • How are the grades/scores/results calculated for GRE?

    Before you land on how the test scores are calculated, know this that the validity of the scores so obtained is up to the next 5 years, from the date you receive them.

    Here is the pattern of scoring, lets have a look!

    SectionsRangeMean
    Verbal Reasoning130-170150
    Reasoning (Quantitative)130-170152
    Writing (Analytical)0-63.6
    Total260-340-

  • The GRE result

    Your official test scores will be accessible in your account on the GRE site. These scores will be sent to your preferred German Universities inside about a month and a half of your test date. You will get an email from ETS that your GREresult is accessible in your record.

    Tips for your GRE preparation

    1. When you need admission in top German universities for MS, you have to set your eyes to get required GRE scores
    2. In the wake of getting the scores, you have to figure which university in Germany accommodates your profile the best and afterwards apply it likewise
    3. In spite of the fact that the schools, for the most part, don't have the least 'cutoff' marks required for confirmation, they do furnish with normal class marks for each scholarly year.